Lavender Festival in Karlovo – 29 June 2024

Lavender Festival

Enjoy the glory of the Bulgarian Lavender

Do you know that Bulgaria is the biggest producer and exporter of the lavender essential oil in Europe? Whatever is your answer, come to Bulgaria and enjoy with us the Lavender Festival!

Each summer Karlovo is a host of this event, those celebrating the beginning of lavender harvest season. In addition the town is also famous with its Rose Festival, annually held.

Don’t miss this unique, aromatic and unforgettable festival!


09:30 Start the lavender harvesting ritual with folklore program and welcoming traditional bread.

11:00 Watch the process of lavender oil yielding in old style and besides that don’t miss to taste the lavender cold tea and lavender cookies. Moreover taste the coffee prepared on hot sand and the homemade jam. Enjoy the rich program full of rituals and dancing.

12:15 Continue the festival in the city center where traditional Bulgarian dancers and singers will obsess your heart.

At the end make sure to buy some presents for your beloved ones. A plenty products and souvenirs made by lavender and its essential oil are beautifully displayed around.

About this activity

Duration: 4 hours
Tour code: LAVENDER
Ticket price: 35 EUR
For group rate please send us a request


  • Participation in the event
  • Lavender tea tasting
  • Lavender stems


  • Meals and drinks
  • Transportation

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If you need more services to be organized for you, such as transportation, accommodation or a guide/ assistant who speaks your native language, please let us know.

Please kindly note, that during such events everything is fully booked in advance.

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